Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Security
In the UK over 1000 people are injured each year, due to workplace fires. Security are often looked upon in an emergency to assist staff and members of the public as well as the emergency services.
Under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order Employers must adhere to a minimum fire safety standard in non-domestic premises such as a fire risk assessment.
All security staff should have some form of fire awareness training. In some workplaces there will be a requirement for trained fire marshals and in others more advanced training.
Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Security Staff
Course Title: Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Security Staff
Guided learning hours (GLH): 06
Total Course Time (TQT): 06 - 08 Hours
This qualification is aimed at those looking to undertake the role of a fire marshal within the Security industry.
This qualification provides knowledge related to fire safety in the workplace, including the need for safe evacuation.
This is a qualification that indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.
This qualification comprises a single unit. The learning outcomes and assessment criteria can be found below.
KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
Know how to use a range of fire controls
Understand the importance of a prompt and safe evacuation of the workplace
Know how to support individuals during an evacuation
Understand the roles of the fire marshal in the workplace